«Limnischer Horizont» (OMM-I)

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
R: 200 G: 205 B: 135
Rank
lithostratigraphic Member
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
incorrect name (though informally used)
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
«Limnischer Horizont» (OMM-I)
French
«Limnischer Horizont» (OMM-I)
Italian
«Limnischer Horizont» (OMM-I)
English
«Limnischer Horizont» (OMM-I)
Origin of the Name
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Historical Variants
Fluviatil-terrestrisches Oberburdigalien (Büchi & Hofmann 1945), Burdigaler Zwischenkomplex (Büchi 1955), fluvioterrestrischer bis brackischer burdigaler Zwischenkomplex von St. Gallen (Büchi et al. 1965), Burdigalien limnisch
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
Oberer, limnischer Teil der Luzern-Formation bestehend aus bunten und braunen Mergeln mit Gerölleinstreuungen, Kohle und verkieseltem Holz.
Geomorphology
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Thickness
110 m in der Umgebung von St. Gallen (Eugster et al. 1960).

Components

Lithological content
  • marlstone
Mineral content
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Fossil content
  • wood

Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Units at roof
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Burdigalian
Note about top
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Age at base
Burdigalian
Note about base
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Dating method
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Geography

Geographical extent
Hofstetten - Falkenwald (SG) - St. Georgen (SG) - Freudenberg.
Type area
Type locality
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Type profile
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Reference profiles
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Point of interest
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Paleogeography and tectonic

Paleogeography
North Alpine Foreland Basin,
Kind of protolith
  • sedimentary
Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Plateau Molasse
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
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Revision
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Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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